Again Nigeria recorded 39 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday from five states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) bringing the total cases in the country to 167,331.
This is according to an update by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Wednesday morning.
According to the data posted by the health agency, no new death was recorded from the disease on Tuesday, One person died on Monday, after about two weeks of no fatality.
The country’s fatality toll from the disease still stands at 2,118.
Of the 39 new cases reported, Lagos topped the daily infection chart with 17 new cases of the dread virus.
While Borno recorded seven cases which also include a backlog of cases from April 5 to June 17.
Ondo recorded six cases while Rivers followed closely with five cases.
The FCT reported two cases while Kaduna reported only one.
About 116 infected persons were discharged after treatment across the country in the last 24 hours.
The disease centre noted that a total of 163,913 recoveries have been made so far.
It added that Nigeria has tested a total of 2,266,591 samples from its roughly 200 million people.